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The Entrepreneurial Exchange

Chris Gorman OBE DUniv FRSA

Work hard, play hard and give something back - it works for me!  The Exchange motto is a by-line to all that I do - simply put and powerful in its delivery

A successful serial entrepreneur, Chris Gorman has headed several highly successful ventures in technology and retail businesses. A founder shareholder in UK mobile phone retailer DX Communications, Chris then went on to create the internet services company, Reality Group.

Current business interests include a number of mobile, internet and music enterprises including Lucid Group, Quintessentially, Obsidian Communications, Truphone, Blue Sky Designs and purplelounge.com.  

Highly regarded, Chris has received many business awards for his entrepreneurialism over the years, including Ernst & Young Scottish Entrepreneur of the Year, UK E-Business Entrepreneur, Young Business Leader of the Year, Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland in Business, and the laudable SBAAT Businessman of the Year Award.  

In June 2005 Chris was delighted to receive an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to business. 

Chris is a regular speaker at business events and has featured in several business related TV shows.  Chris lectures in schools and universities and is an honorary professor in business at the University of the West of Scotland, which also bestowed an honorary doctorate in business upon him. He is Chairman of the Entrepreneurial Exchange and Governor of the Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Drama.



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